DCTB - Departamento de Ciências e Tecnologia da Biomassa (ex-GDEH)

  • 2829-51 Caparica


Organization profile

Profile Information

DCTB is the youngest department of FCT that was created in February-2011 by the FCT Direction Decision number 06/2011. DCTB resulted from the evolution of the former GDEH in the researching and teaching areas of Sciences and Technology of Biomass for two specific aims: a) Bioenergy (production of energy from biomass) b) Food Technology and Safety.

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Biomass Engineering & Materials Science
Gasification Engineering & Materials Science
Soils Engineering & Materials Science
biomass Earth & Environmental Sciences
Essential oils Engineering & Materials Science
Crops Engineering & Materials Science
Refuse derived fuels Engineering & Materials Science
Ashes Engineering & Materials Science

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Research Output 1983 2019

1 Citation (Scopus)

A brief assessment on the application of torrefaction and carbonization for refuse derived fuel Upgrading

Nobre, C., Gonçalves, M. & Vilarinho, C., 1 Jan 2019, Innovation, Engineering and Entrepreneurship. Veiga, G., Machado, J. & Soares, F. (eds.). Springer Verlag, p. 633-640 8 p. (Lecture Notes in Electrical Engineering; vol. 505).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Refuse derived fuels
Waste management
11 Citations (Scopus)

Activity of chitosan-montmorillonite bionanocomposites incorporated with rosemary essential oil: From in vitro assays to application in fresh poultry meat

Souza, V. G. L., Pires, J. R. A., Vieira, É. T., Coelhoso, I. M., Duarte, M. P. & Fernando, A. L., 1 Apr 2019, In : Food Hydrocolloids. 89, p. 241-252 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Essential oils
Essential oils
essential oil
films (materials)


INOV.AÇÃO - Valorpneu 2018 Award

Nuno Lapa (Recipient), Maria Manuel Serrano Bernardo (Recipient), Inês Alexandra Morgado do Nascimento Matos (Recipient) & Isabel Maria de Figueiredo Ligeiro da Fonseca (Recipient), 21 Jun 2018

Prize: Prize (including medals and awards)

honors and awards

Activities 2002 2019

  • 4 Editorial activity
  • 2 Membership of board
  • 1 Participation in conference

27th European Biomass Conference and Exhibition

Ana Luísa Almaça da Cruz Fernando (Member of programme committee)
27 May 201930 May 2019

Activity: Participating in or organising an eventParticipation in conference

Industrial Crops and Products (Journal)

Ana Luísa Almaça da Cruz Fernando (Guest editor)
1 Feb 2019

Activity: Publication peer-review and editorial workEditorial activity

Heliyon (Journal)

Ana Luísa Almaça da Cruz Fernando (Editor)
1 Jun 2018 → …

Activity: Publication peer-review and editorial workEditorial activity